TRICKBAG WITH SPECIAL GUEST AKI KUMAR

Southwest Musical Arts Foundation Presents: Europe's #1 Blues Band!

TRICKBAG WITH SPECIAL GUEST AKI KUMAR

THE ROCKET 88s

Fri, May 15, 2015

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

$10.00

This event is 21 and over

TRICKBAG WITH SPECIAL GUEST AKI KUMAR
TRICKBAG WITH SPECIAL GUEST AKI KUMAR
For 20 years TRICKBAG has amazed audiences all over Scandinavia, Europe & the US with their Energetic, Explosive Live-shows and 5 full length CDs all containing original songs...

Nowadays Trickbag is regarded a topact on the European Blues scene and is well known for being one of the best back-up bands in the business. The band has backed numerous Bluesartists when touring in Europe, such as: JAMES HARMAN (US), KID RAMOS (US), LYNWOOD SLIM, (US) JOHN NÉMETH (US), BARRELHOUSE CHUCK (US), GENE TAYLOR (US), RJ MISCHO (US), WEST WESTON (UK), "LITTLE GEORGE" SUEREF (UK), EGIDIO "JUKE" INGALA (ITA), KURT CRANDALL (US), etc.
Trickbag has also shared stages with stars like: Kim Wilson, Junior Watson, Jackie Payne, Barrelhouse, Sven Zetterberg, Rick Holmstrom, Kirk Fletcher, Earl Thomas, John Primer, Bob Corritore, etc etc...

The latest album, 2013´s "WITH FRIENDS VOL. 1" is a unique release in the sense that it is the first full length Guest-Star Compilation album done by a European Bluesband featuring some of the finest players in the business! 16 smokin' tracks of Houserockin' Rhythm n' Blues, Lowdown Chicagoblues and everything in between!
Their 2011 release "GOIN`DOWNTOWN" features guest appearences by Barrelhouse Chuck, West Weston, Sven Zetterberg & James Harman... & the band´s previous record "TAILOR-MADE" was voted "SWEDENS BEST BLUESALBUM 2007" and featured Gene Taylor (T-Birds,Canned Heat,The Blasters etc) on Piano & Organ!

In 2007 frontman TOMMY MOBERG & Bassplayer LARS NÄSMAN toured Chicago, playing with American musicians and also taking the oppurtunity to record together with legendary Saxman ABBE LOCKE who has been a member of HOWLIN WOLF´s band and who also toured with ALBERT COLLINS for 10 years!

During 2009 the band did 2 tours with rising star
JOHN NÉMETH, a second tour & recording session with Chicago Bluespiano legend BARRELHOUSE CHUCK and a tour with the three Harp-Kings of Sweden under the name: "Trickbag´s Blues Harmonica Blowout".

2010 Has seen the band collaborate with KID RAMOS featuring a big band with hornsection under the name: "Kid Ramos Blues Revue". Trickbag also began working with UKs Premiere Blues Harmonica Player WEST WESTON!

Check out Trickbag on Facebook and visit YouTube for some great images & videos of the band and the different artists they are working with!!!
THE ROCKET 88s
THE ROCKET 88s
The Rocket 88s have been a solid fixture in the Arizona music scene since the mid 1970s and in the national blues scene...

The Rocket 88s cd "AZ Bootin" with legendary sax player Big Jay McNeely was a 1988 Grammy Award Nominee for best traditional blues recording.

The Rocket 88s are well seasons professional blues musicians touring most of the USA through the years and exciting European audiences. Bill Tarsha, playing harmonica since the mid 60s, is a nationally known world class player winning top harmonica acclaim since the early 1970s.
Venue Information:
The Rhythm Room
1019 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ, 85014
http://www.rhythmroom.com/